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of california is the state of golden opportunities, where we have a chinese-american mayor of san francisco. 35 years ago, congress members passed similar resolutions in both house and the senate to formally recognize the first 10 days of may as asian-pacific heritage week. one year later, president jimmy carter signed into law a joint resolution to officially designate the annual celebration. 11 years later, president george bush extended the weeklong celebration to an entire month. you know and i know that our mothers say that every day is asian pacific american day. i want to recognize all of the milestones the api has made in the state of california and in the entire country. the caucus has a record of 42 members in the asian caucus in congress. one of their very first things we want to say is it was a young man who was the first member -- we want to make note of that. the reestablishment of the white house initiative by president obama was another accomplishment. president obama's cabinets has dr. steven chu. the very first asian-american -- as ambassador to the republic of china. we have
the museum and the california academy of sciences, the garden was designed by the california spring blossom and wildfilower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil garden along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. stroll around and appreciate its unique setting. the gorgeous brick walkway and a brick wall, the stone benches, the rustic sundial. chaired the part -- share the bard's word hundred famous verses from a shakespearean plays. this is a gem to share with someone special. pack a picnic, find a bench, and enjoy the sunshine, and let the whimsical words of william shakespeare and floats you and your loved one away. this is one of the most popular wedding locations and is available for reservations. take a bus and have no parking worries. shakespeares' garden is ada accessible. located at the bottom of this hill, it is a secret garden with an infinite in captivating appeal. carefully tucked away, it makes the top of our list for most intimate pyknic setting. avoid all taurus cars and hassles by taking a cable car. or the 30, 45, or 91 bus
an alliance with the business community. one of the biggest champions is that california chamber of commerce. we know it is good for business. and please, organized with the neighborhood bars. there are so many great neighborhood bars in this city that could add that neighborhood element to political organizing. and when you are a district supervisor, it is one thing to have nightclub owners come to you. it is another thing to have neighborhood business owners like bar owners coming to you. we need to organize as a bar owner and that will move us in a positive direction. i am optimistic about the future of night life in this city. i think we have turned a corner. there's a broader and broader consensus that this matters for the broader culture of san francisco. thank you. [applause] for many years, the entertainment commission -- >> for many years, the entertainment commission, which has been under the auspices of the city was guided by ed lee. he is now the mayor san francisco. he was going to be here today, but was called away. but he sent paul anderson to deliver a message. [applause] >>
an and the counseling director at the health center in san jose california. i am here to speak on behalf of gwen spriar and the american indian alliance. it was created in the 90's to provide voice to the community in santa clara valley and started by laverne robert and provides two annual powwows and numerous fundraisers. gwen has been part of the alliance for about 15 years now. gwen is a elder and retired from the american indian district titles four, seven and nine of the indian education act. she has moved beyond the limits of her duties for the families in her district. she spends time volunteers for all community functions that the alliance puts on. the families that she serves remember her fondly and all that she did for them. she offered her talents to powwows, food booths, graduations and dinners and let's watch a video on gwen stirrer. >> i am [inaudible] known as the keepers of the western door. they're on the western side of new york and they're the biggest of the tribes. i'm the one -- i'm the one that creeks that runs through our reservation now. indian community -- there was no
available and realistic details for contractors to follow. >> reporter: two years ago california adopted a seismic retrofit code. a detailed set of instructions on how to properly retrofit a home. the problem, contractors are not actual he required to follow them. and, they only apply to one spectacular -- specific type of home. a small wood frame structure, with a crawlspace, without a tile roof and a series of other specific requirements. since there are no codes many are using their best guess. >> it is taking so long that we don't still have a good set is of guidelines that really applies to a lot of the housing stock that we have in the bay area. >> reporter: the california earthquake authority admits that the process to develop an adquit retrofit code has been slow going. >> mostly because it has opinion done on a voluntary basis. >> reporter: many study the problem no one agency, federal, state, local has been tapped to come up with guidelines. >> a lot of priorities. single family priorities are high on the list. >> l the cea is finally moving -- well, the cea is finally movin
of paintings at the old mint in san francisco. they reflected scenes from that part of california. he took us down there and proudly showed us her work. although he traveled the world his family was always in his thoughts. california was always his home. what i will most remember about chris is how thoughtful he was and how people were drawn to him. chancellor wu wrote when chris was appointed ambassador, friends, professional acquaintances contacted me to encourage me to reach out to him. he was so well thought of. i sent a hand-written card and to my surprise he returned the correspondence with his own handwritten note. that would be very much like chris. he appreciated and enjoyed interactions with people. in fact, our friend chris highland put it very eloquently when he said, chris was the finest among us. more than his obviously charms, he was a man of substance and humility. at parties, dinners and gatherings he spent little times talking about himself and his accomplishments. only when he was forced to. instead he asked people about their lives, their views, their accomplishments. he a
a warning in the 1984 research report by the institute of industrial relations university of california-berkeley about the passage of hot prop 21. prop 21 may threaten the -- of employees in california than it offers to protect them. proposition 21 will be successful only if it sends a message to all public employees in california. the message is not only that they need to exercise constant vigilance to protect their entitled to much more information than they are now getting on how their pension fund savings are invested. and how their pension plans are funded. thank you. >> supervisor elsbernd: thank you. >> thanks, jean. i wanted to answer some of the jury's findings and answer, prior to the pension board's presentation, some of their responses to our findings. first of all, finding no. 1, the pension board does appear to agree with the jury's finding that the underfunding is over $2 billion, and just to remind you the jury notes that the actual underfunding is $3 billion, but it is reduced by the fund's estimate of its 7.66% future investment returns. finding no. 2, the jury said th
leve aumento. y tambiÉn por aviÓn. en california viajarÁn mas de 50 millas para compartir acciÓn de gracias con seres queridos, jessica velazques es una de ellas. >>> voy a sinaloa, a visitar a mi familiaestÁ mi hija, voy a ir a verla. cheyesta cifra de 4.5 millones de viajeros he california. revelan un aumento en comparaciÓn al aÑo pasado. >>> estamos cerca de la acciÓn de gracias, aunque los prechioseo de la gasolina aumenten no cambiarÁ los planes de los viajeros. >>> a nivel nacional, mÁs de 43 millones de personas viajarÁn, entre miÉrcoles y domingo, significa que estÁ mejorando la la economÍa? >>> significa que economizaron, y cancelaron viajes, pero no el de acciÓn de gracias, es de los dÍas festivos mÁs importantes para los residentes de la naciÓn. >>> por aire la situaciÓn es diferente. menos viajarÁn por aviÓn en comparaciÓn al 2011 los que no viajarÁn explican razones. >>> vamos a estar en casa, es mÁs seguro. >>> no acostumbro a viajar, el trÁfico, no tanto el gasto, sino el peligro del trÁfico. >>> segÚn la vocera de tripli a, la buena noticia si
jobs. a blue state, california, a lot of federal jobs. california is a state with high unemployment rate, over 10%. you can see there, virginia as well. texas with a lower rate. anyway, what this would be would be a federal spending hit on top of what's already going on in those counties and in those states, bill. what you hear from the pew center is that these states right now are not in very good shape right now to take additional federal cuts, given what's going on with their economics right now, bill. >> steve, do i understand when i look at california and texas in the red there, and i look at the numbers -- >> and virginia. >> and virginia. 10% to 13% of the work force is federal? >> of all federal jobs, yes. >> 10% of all federal jobs are in california but not all 10% of jobs in california -- >> no, all jobs in california are material jobs. >> 10% of jobs in california are federal. >> holy smokes! >> that's a big number. that could also be military. >> no wonder. >> stay there, steve. good stuff. let's talk about the cliff-hanger's impact on corporate spending. it is the lead
sullivan here with me. you are a california kind of guyy but you were looking at the housing numbers, existing home sales up 2.1% october. 4.79 million. i'm saying there's some improvement here. tom: there is, but that's for the real estate industry. in other words, how many sales there are. and sales are not as strong as the prices, and the only reason for that is one out of three people in this country are still under water and stuart, they are not going to sell. they can't sell. they can't refinance. they can't do a lot of things and so i think that sales number is going to creep along until we get positive equity for more people. stuart: essentially, i'm grasping at straws here. tom: everybody is. everybody is jumping up and down about the real estate market recovering. i'm going, i don't think so. not when you have a third of this country under water. stuart: prices rather than sales volume? >> prices are up because the fact there are so few homes for sale, the ones that are for sale, demand is going to push those prices up. stuart: do you have anything to say about the real est
it happened to. the jessee clan of california. they vacationed together, shared birthdays, even got together for a monthly game of ten pin. but what these grainy home videos don't show is what is yet to come. which is murder, conspiracy. one branch of the family against the other. a game so twisted, mice so clever, that crafting a trap to catch them might just be impossible. to begin with, it was 1998. "shakespeare in love" won the oscar. monica lewinsky was freshly famous. it was a sweltering august night, hottest of the year, when cheryl got a strange call from her dad jack jesse. >> i was getting ready for bed and it was my dad on the phone. >> what time was this? >> it was 20 after 9:00. >> he was worried about his wife sandra. she was missing. >> what did he think had happened? >> he just thought maybe she had gotten in an accident or something. >> she had run to this nearby mall to run an errand but was gone so long. would cheryl please find her, asked her dad. >> went through there, burger king, walmart, and supposed to be back. >> and when she went back into her dad's house, she foun
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from california started a petition. 150,000 people signed in support, similar to last year. >> i believe i am standing up for the greater good. >> reporter: when they protested target's midnight opening. >> thanksgiving is a family time. how far are we going to go for retail and commercialism? >> an appetite for shopping and it is earlier and earlier. >> reporter: university of saint thomas marketing professor says it it comes down to competition and stores like target are supplying a demand. >> nobody wants to come in second in that race. so, it is really a question, look, people are thinking about shopping, they want to go shopping. >> like him, even though this year his job at a call center requires him to work on thanksgiving, too. >> part of my paycheck. i get a lot of time to spend with my family on my days off and i use that time wisely. >>> all right, mother nature turned up the normal calm waters off of australia with a rare waterspout. it happened off of new south whales. it brought rain, hail, no damage was reported. >>> all right, we are keeping a close eye on the f
between the blue and orange lines is the deficit factor. it's a term in california school of finance. and that is now over 22%. so for every dollar of baseline revenues we should be receiving, we are receiving 78 cents of funding. and that is being scored and tabulated each year by the state. and it is hopefully going to be restored over time. but in the past six years we have been making do with the resources you see on this chart. >> just to clarify, that's the projected statutory cola, the difference between that and the orange line? >> that's correct. >> and that's what is calculated with the state and hopefully there is repayment of that gap. >> correct, supervisor. just a couple of other points that are pertinent to the item before you. in the spring of 2009, was when the board of education passed its a-g graduation requirements. you see in this context that was right before this precipitous decrease in the state's funding for schools. the board of ed passed the graduation requirements in may of 2009. the budget from the state for fy-09/10 had not yet been passed. and that occu
million california people plan to travel. a record amount of passengers are expected, 3% more travelers this year than last year. all people here tell me they are ready for it. >> it has definitely been a hassle. >> of course, but you leave time for it. you think ahead and plan ahead. you deal with all these time snafus. >> just come early. >> reporter: i checked with aaa. they said the busiest travel day will be friday. >> all right, scott, we will have more on what toic perfect if you are trayfulling coming up a little later in the newscast. in other bay area news, the police association is offering a $10,000 reward for a suspect involveed in a crime spree. the person is behind bars tonight. it is in connection with a series of robberies. a murder and carjacking and shoot out with police. wilbanks was one of two men in the car that led to a police chase where an officer was shot twice. that officer is expect today be okay. the second suspect is still at large. police have identified the victim of a shooting. kudlep was fatally shot sitting in his vehicle on ivy drive. witnesses saw tw
-- g researchers at the california academy. >> this couldn't have been more site specific to this place and we think just visually in terms of its scupltural form it really holds its own against the architectural largest and grandeur of the building. it is an unusual compelling object. we think it will draw people out on the terrace, they will see the big cone and say what is that. then as they approach the cone tell hear these very unusual sounds that were obtained from the cornell orinthology lab. >> we have the largest recording of birds, mammals, frogs and insects and a huge library of videos. so this is an absolutely perfect opportunity for us to team up with a world renown, very creative inspirational artist and put the sounds and sights of the animals that we study into a brand-new context, a context that really allows people to appreciate an esthetic way of the idea that we might live in the world without these sounds or sites. >> in the scientific realm it is shifting baselines. we get used to less and less, diminished expectations of what it was. >> when i came along lobsters
to pull us together toward a shared goal of peace and prosperity. growing up in california i didn't know much about the arab world. then after graduating from the university of california at berkeley, i traveled to north africa as peace corps engineer. i worked as an english teacher in morocco two years and quickly grew to love this part of the world. since joining the service i spent almost my entire career in middle east and africa. one of the things that impressed me were people old enough to have lived and traveled in the united states when we had closer relations. those days are back. we had 1,700 libyans apply for fullbright grants to study in the united states this year, more than any other country in the world. we know that libya is still recovering from an intense period of conflict. there are many courageous libyans who bear the scars of that battle. we are happy we have been able to treat some of your war wounded at u.s. hospitals. we look forward to building partnerships between american and libyan hospitals to help return libya's healthcare system to the extraordinary standa
rain will be from northern california north ward, especially between portland and seattle. we stay dry as high southern california. >>> bearer of bad news, probably the worst travel weather this week will be found in the northwest. >> some people will be having a white thanksgiving. >> only in thighest of elevations. most people are all right. >> good if you want to go skiing. >>> shopping scams you can avoid. anyone born after 1985 has never experienced this chilly weather trend. >>> plus vice president joe biden hits the jersey shore ahead of thanksgiving. we'll have details next. you're watching "early today." >>> welcome back to "early today." here are some stories making news this afternoon. vice president joe biden visited parts of new jersey that suffered the worst devastation from superstorm sandy. biden said he spent summers on the jersey shore as a boy and promises residents that the federal government will not abandon them. >>> new york city officials say they plan to demolish hundreds of buildings damaged beyond repair by sandy. the building department says about 200 homes
' fans who fear the team might again consider moving to southern california pasadena considering hosting a team in the rose bowl stadium. the stadium is home to college football's annual rose bowl game. today the pasadena city council will hold a public hearing to bring an nfl team to the city on a temporary basis. raiders have not been specifically mentioned there are rumors the raiders may consider relocating. >>> sacred heart needs your help, the charity needs 1500 turkeys to meet its thank day goal. -- meet its thanksgiving day goal. sacred heart begins handing out holiday boxes this morning. amy hollyfield is in san jose now talking with organizers. she will have an update in the next half hour. >>> we invite you to be part of the abc7 share your holiday food drive on -- we broadcast live from around the bay area. for more information and location nearest you, go to abc7news.com and click on -- abc7news.com/community. >> sorry about the coughing. people say when the weather changes quickly people are more likely to get sick. certainly we've seen flip-floppy weather. >> we have. with
to this storm here that will bring light scattered showers over northern california all the way down into mendocino county. again, could bring a very light sprinkle over parts of the north bay. it looks like later today into the evening hours. the rest of us dry conditions in the forecast, seasonal temperatures. for your tuesday by tomorrow night, though, changes are coming. take a look here. we get through monday, we are atry for the most part, by monday night into tuesday, the storm begins to move a little bit farther south but we're still looking good. tomorrow morning we're dealing with mostly sunny skies. we could -- mostly cloudy skies. we could have some drizzle. maybe a few sprinkles over the north bay but this system will hold off into the afternoon. by late afternoon into the early evening, it's sliding across the bay area. we wake up wednesday morning we begin to dry out. we do have a few scattered showers wednesday morning but then wednesday morning before the big travel day onwards. by wednesday afternoon we're looking pretty good and thanksgiving day also looking good.
at the academy of science and that will run for a number of months. so we would like to thank the california academy for putting on display the mammoth tooth. and we will be looking for a new home in 2013. and finally on october 17th we had number one of our regularly schedule committee meetings to provide a construction update to our neighbors. so everything that moving along well. now to give our construction update with steve turner. >> good morning, directors. steve, ru, with turner construction, construction oversight. i don't know. is that up? there it is. >> another good month, of work or almost a month and a half since we filled you in on the last period. there were no recordable incidents. we did have one near miss. but, brought to light some issues with the excavation process of sight lines and so that has been dealt with successfully. and allowing the excavator to work while the folks down below were able to position themselves appropriately so they are not in the way of it. we have 550,000 craft hours now, about 60,000 since the last update. 157, chefs, and i will show you the ch
department of public health to retroactively accept and expend grant of 120,000 from california wellness foundation to participate in program entitled adolescent health working group health education collaborative for the period of october 1, 2012 through september 30, 2014. >> thank you. we have michael baxter from the department of public health on this item. the other thing i should mention is for department heads or budget analysts on either side of the rail, when you make your presentation please come up to the podium to speak. we will not be able to pick up your image on the other side as well. >> good morning supervisors. this is a simple request. the california wellness foundation is giving the department 120,000, 60,000 of each over two years. it is supporting a larger project between the department of public health, unified school district and about six community-based agencies. we are in support of the unified district's recent resolution to support 15 hours of sexual health education in the class room for all ninth graders. so this is partial funding for that project. >> than
with the california music and culture association. as i believe you know, cmac is california's only trade association representing that life interest. we are industry representatives, nightclub owner, artists, fans dedicated to enrichment and preservation of music and culture in california. a 6,000 to 17,000 seat venue will certainly fill a critical void. cmac is hoping this will augment the burgeoning night life and restaurant scene with an influx of new visitors. we also look forward to working with the warriors to make sure their venue is self managed and local talent and promoters are able to take advantage of proposed new facility. thanks very much. >> thank you. >> madam chair and members, i'm with the san francisco travel association. we couldn't be more supportive of this effort to bring a world class sports and entertainment arena to san francisco. as you know, tourism is a major industry in san francisco, bringing in 8.5 billion supports 41,700 jobs and contributes 426 million to the city budget. this would create thousands of more jobs and generate hundreds of millions more dollars in new
for allegedly carrying bomb-making materials will be in court tomorrow. jeffrey mcgann of southern california was taken into custody on wednesday night. he had a watch with fuses and wires. he had also had layers of insoles which were two sizes too big. he said he is an artist and what he was carrying was art work. mcbegan's lawyer gave us a statement and he said in part artists have artistically and mcgann didn't have the materials to hire anyone. it has been a wet weekend, but right now it is looking dry outside. the question is will it last? let's head to leigh glaser for a first check on weather and take a look at it. >> you can get a sense that while we are seeing mainly cloudy conditions out there, there are still some locations that are picking up a little moisture. not all of what you are seeing is actually reaching the ground. we have had reports, santa rosa a little light rain. san francisco a few sprinkles there and as we head out toward the east bay, concord, walnut creek and moraga and even as far east as san ramon and even toward brentwood. some of the low clouds producing some
holiday travel plans in that part of the country. seattle, portland and northern california have already been swamped by some pretty heavy downpours. and now they're bracing for a foot of rain, some gusty winds and on top of that, up to 30 inches of snow in the cascades. >>> time now for the weather from across the nation. dry and pleasant to the south of that western storm. milder than normal in the midwest with showers around the twin cities, duluth and davenport. showers in the carolinas, blustery with surf advisory in florida. >> 70s from miami to dallas. 50s from new york to chicago and minneapolis. 77 in phoenix, and 57 in albuquerque. >>> coming up, walmart bracing for major protests. outside stores on black friday, now just days away. >>> and the fate of the twinkie. can they survive the sale of hostess? >>> and what a month for mother nature. check out the water spout caught on camera over the weekend. details when we come back. ñcñ?x@ [ female announcer ] now get high speed internet at home on our newly expanded advanced digital network, a connection you can count on. introdu
. >>> federal agents open an investigation at major california prison. what some health workers there are accused of doing. >>> cloudy, sprinkles maybe for the morning commute, looks like a dry pattern at last 24 hours. stray showers north bay the rest of us a lot of rain on the way tuesday and wednesday. i'll give you the details. now more news. >>> 5:15. new this morning, a television crew shooting an episode of a fishing show in the gulf of mexico captured video of friday's offshore oil rig explosion as it happened. in the distance you will see the fireball that occurred 20 miles off grand isle, louisiana killed one worker, dissipated quickly, large plume of smoke, 11 injured, including four who suffered major burns. >>> state and federal authorities conducting separate investigations into possible corruption at a sole dad prison. investigators are looking into allegations of payroll fraud and accusations that some prison nurses diverted drugs that were supposed to be used to treat inmates. last accused of falsifying medical records to cover-up crimes dating back to 2009. the
. as noted on the slide, the sf puc has adopted the same other california low assistance programs and the adjusted gross annual income criteria for the program is based on 200% of the federal poverty level, the number of persons in the household dictates allowable income for qualifying. participants in the cap program has increased more than 700% since its inception from 879 participants in 2004 to 7,437 participants in march 2012. as of march 2012, 7% of sf puc's residential single family service accounts were enrolled in theú÷'.nék program. in fiscal year 2010-11, puc provided approximately more than 2 million in cap discounts or an average monthly discount of 25 per household. the primary objectives were to evaluate the program's eligibility criteria, its application and renewal process, verify accuracy of information provided, analyze the demographics and characteristics of cap and compare it to similar programs. in addition we also cfa looked at -- the demographics and usage characteristics of the 7,000 plus cap accounts. we selected a sample of 90 cap accounts to verify h
. thankfully the voters in the state of california pass that allowing us not to move to 10 furlough days. that would be tragic for the students. for me the school continues to be a priority. it's a priority for our district and our city and many families. and unfortunately we made i commitment to the class of 2014-15, not just sfusd but something as a city. and to allow our students in our first two classes not to graduate at these alarming numbers. and particularly in the african-american and latino community would be a travesty. and i am certain that the district here on out would be committed to reallocate that the classes after 14 and 15 would have a different structure and set up of the budget. that decreases every year unfortunately. so i am going to make a motion to move this forward with recommendation. >> thank you, a motion to move forward with recommendation. supervisor oblos. >> thank you, i will second this motion and speaking as someone who has worked in the school district as a counselor and has parents in the school district. has children in the school district and is a p
of the residents of northern california and our entire state, we join president barack obama, secretary of state hillary rodham clinton, democratic leader nancy pelosi and expensive network of people in saluting ambassador chris stevens who will be remembered for his strong sense of dignity, his humility and his generous service to others. he will be truly missed by all who loved him and by all he served throughout the magnitude of his life's work. thank you for this honor. [applause] >>> members of christopher stevens family, ladies and gentlemen, let me first thank chris stevens' brothers and sisters for their warm and delightful insights into what he was really like. thank you so much. that was fantastic what you did for us. christopher stevens was obviously an extraordinary human being and contributor. every year at stanford we have a group of what we call national security fellows come. they were roughly army, navy, air force, state department. a couple weeks ago we had a meeting and the first person i called on was an army colonel. i said where were you last? he said in libya. i said did y
. >> with increase in how they travel throughout california residents are trying to find ways to beat the rush. the wednesday before things can and the sunday after is the most tense when it comes to travel. and lot more people are taking a we also delays can be expected almost every day. there are ways to beat the rush if you know which days to take. >> this is what i call the thanks to the sweet spot. if you have not major plant if you can travel on thanksgiving day the friday or saturday after. in the middle you are likely to find people are at home it will not be that busy, the airport will not be crowded. a good idea is to travel on on thanksgiving day and come back on friday and saturday. at the very last minute you will be able to find some decent fares if you travel on thinking day. >> again this also knows there could be some unexpected delays on monday after the holiday break. that is when the business commute picks up and the holiday travelers continue to find their way home. >> it was 24 years ago today that nine your all the kayla derek disappeared in hayward. she was kidnapped on
short, we spent two days debriefing lewis at his home in california. >> this was an episode where capitalism was almost destroyed just by the capitalists. and in the most sensational way, they were sort of destroyed by their own folly. >> what happened? >> the incentives for people on wall street got so screwed up that the people who worked there became blinded to their own long-term interests, and--because the short-term interests were so overpowering. and so they behaved in ways that were antithetical to their own long-term interests. >> michael lewis, a one-time wonder boy on wall street, is ensconced in this hillside compound in berkeley, california, which has a main house and three cottages, and he is much happier writing about business than actually conducting it. he lives here with his wife, former mtv news correspondent tabitha soren, and their three children: a three-year-old son and two young daughters who he takes to all of cal berkley's women's basketball games. it's one of the few breaks that lewis allowed himself over the past 18 months as he dug into the idiocy and
many employees argue it takes those value as way. on change.org a target employee from california started a petition to save thanksgiving for family. around 150,000 people signed in support, similar to last year. >> i believe i'm standing up for the greater good here. >> reporter: when employees protested target's midnight opening. >> thanksgiving is a family time. how far are we going to go for retail and commercialism? >> there's an appetite for shopping and it's becoming earlier. >> reporter: university of st. thomas marking professor john selter says it comes down to competition and target is simply supplying a demand. >> nobody wants to come in second in that race. so it's really a question to look at people are thinking about shopping. they want to go shopping. >> reporter: like paco even though this year his job at a call center requires him to work on thanksgiving, too. >> part of my paycheck, you know. i get a lot of time to spend with my family on my days off and i use that time wisely. >>> here's something you rarely ever see down under. this is mother nature turning
of money on gas and traveling yeah. >> reporter: over all aaa california estimates 5.4 million californians will travel one way or another this holiday week. christien kafton, channel 2 news. >>> in san francisco's union square today some shoppers were out ahead of the traditional black friday sales saying they may miss the discounts but they also missed the crowds. >> with the time and everything we saveed the time and that's very important to me and that's what it is. >> reporter: retailers say they are encouraged this year that there are 33 days between thanksgiving and christmas which is three more than last year giving consumers a little extra time to shop. even so the national retail federation is expecting a modest increase over last year. >>> two days, two carports up in flames and this latest fire in oakland destroys much more than the family car. >>> thousands of parolees were at large may soon get a pass in a ktvu special report. the change that's about to take place that would release 10,000 parolees from state supervision. >> and st. anthony's is once again offering curb side d
in california fighting the war on christmas. they are hoping to stop the city of santa monica from ending a nearly 60-year-old tradition. since 63 they have put up a 14 piece religious display featuring a nativity scene. last year atheists protested to cancel the festivities. the committee argues in the lawsuit atheists have a right to protest. but that freedom does not stop christian's right to free speech. >> thanksgiving travelers could be looking at a lot of weather delays. is that true? >> good news is we are not thinking we are going to see too many weather related issues as far as travel goes. the day before thanksgiving is a big traveling day. temperatures is right where they should be by the end of the year. 60s and 70s dry weather in place and sunshine. quiet weather across portions of the northeast. there are areas of thunderstorms stretching through the great lakes and the central plains. it should remain relatively light and temperatures should remain relatively average 29 degrees as well as typical for this time of yearen joy it while we have got it. a lot of snow and heavy
. this is because of this system that is impacting parts of california. this will not hit us in the bay area and it looks like it will be a little bit of a rain maker north of santa rosa. there may be more ran into tuesday and wednesday. it should be dry by thanksgiving thursday. if you are waiting in line it should be dry. i will have more on your forecast in just a bit. >> we are looking at a back up at the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights have been activated. it is 14 to 16 minutes for drive time. the san mateo bridge has bolson yet. there is a change in pattern because it seems as though we get the heaviest traffic right around there o'clock a.m.. this is something of a change in the mysteries trying to get sorted out. measure ride to the golden gate bridge 1 01 southbound there are no changes here. as we look into the ride for the east bay will pick up the commute on highway 4. it is westbound and even with baseball, not a handout. the traffic is still moving a little bit better than usual. it is heavier for the entire stretch of 580. 101 there is an accident and it has not cl
with local hospitals. california nurses association plans to strike against hospitals run by sutter health and the hospital corporation of america. it will be the second strike this month. >>> new this morning, thousands of needy families in the south bay are getting help with their thanksgiving mills. sacred heart community service is handing out thanksgiving food boxes today to those who signed up for the meals. 4,000 families are in line for the assistance. >>> the need is greater than ever and we need your help to feed families for the holidays. cbs 5 is kicking off our annual "food for bay area families" holiday drive. if you want to give, go to cbssf.com/food or check out the easy way to donate with whole foods grab and give program. >>> black friday of course still four days away but people already pitching tents and lining up for a chance to grab early deals. unbelievable. cbs 5 reporter cate caugiran is over at a best buy in pinole camping out. >> reporter: i can't believe it either. if i'm cold in this live shot i can't imagine for these die- hard shoppers what it's like. they ha
to get to ocean much faster. narrator: cities throughout southern california converted natural rivers to these concrete channels, part of their storm drain systems. this allowed expanding development without the need for large flood plains. kharaghani: the los angeles river is approximately 51 miles. concrete reduces the size of the river that you need to carry the water because it speeds up the flow of water. if you'd like to remove all the concrete and to have natural system to carry the water to protect you from flooding, you need to have almost one mile on each side of the river set aside for transport of rain. so in order for the city to have use of those lands around the river, concrete made it possible to have minimum land so the water can be carried to the ocean in the fastest possible way. but, unfortunately, because of population growth and poor housekeeping, people are putting a lot of pollutants on the street and the streets are the openings to our stormwater sewer system. in an average year, 4,000 to 5,000 tons of trash ends up in long beach. man: we've created a system t
chamber of commerce, california small business association, etc., etc., several woman's groups as well. most of the feedback had to do with out reach, we are to really get word out about contract opportunities that these small businesses are looking at. and places like bidsink making sure that our website is easy to navigate and that we are sending out notices which we do. they also had some feedback on matching up the goal setting process that you go through, a process of matching the industrial classification codes and looking at the dbes available in those areas and they have suggestions on which codes to use that would capture the smaller businesses than just the big urses and etc.. >> i appreciate that. what the out reach has done. >> thank you. >> is there any other discussion or questions? >> seeing none, any public comment on this item? >> none that i am aware of. >> do we have a motion for this item? >> so moved. >> we have a motion and a second? >> second. >> and roll call. >> thank you, with that director harper? >> aye. >> lloyd >> aye. >> metcalf. >> aye. >> chair kim. >>
. more on that and a reward being offered to anyone with information. ,,,,,, for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. to a tastier festive feast. so much to sip and savor, a feeding frenzy to say the least. a turkey from safeway will have everyone raving. there's fresh, natural, frozen, whatever you're craving. spend 25 dollars and a frozen safeway turkey is 59 cents a pound. or spend 25 dollars and get a fresh safeway select turkey for 99 cents a pound. so raise your glass, pull up a chair, grab a plate. this tastier thanksgiving is well worth the wait. safeway. ingredients for life. >>> violence rages on between israelis and palestinians. >> the explosions continued here in g
to produce the number of inmates in california jails shocking details on the ktvu special report this may effect your families safety. >>> plus the 2013 class of road scholars has been announced. many winners has ties to the bay area. just $16.99. sizzler. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitely say this is a fruitful business. >>> welcome back. time now 6:24. in a ktvu special report thousands of bay area parolees may soon get a free pass from behind bars. the state wants to discharge 10,000 parolees at large from state parole supervision. the plan will only release low level offenders. however according to an internal department of corrections memo obtained by ktvu in the second and third phases, serious an
the number of inmates in california jails. >>> plus the big award for some of the bay area's brightest minds. >>> don't forget you can wake up with ktvu every morning. get the mornings top stories that developed while you were asleep sent straight to your cell phone every weekday morning at 6:00 a.m.. get your ktvu morning wake up call. texting the word wakeup to 70123. >>> welcome back. time now 5:24. four college students with bay area ties have been awarded rhodes scholarships to study at oxford university. kathryn laport is among the scholarship winners. the other winners include margaret hayden. stanford graduate student rachel kolb. and daniel price. they will receive about $50,000 a year for three to four years of studying. >>> charges have now been dropped against a raiders linebacker. mcclain was supposed to begin serving 180 days in jail but the other man involved in a highly publicized dispute decided not to press charges. mcclain was convicted of three charges after firing a gun during an argument last year in alabama. mcclain will not serve any jail time and he is legally cleare
becoming the entire focus of their attention? >> california congressman dana rohrbaugcher -- "what is clear is that this administration, including the president himself, has misinformed -- read 'lied'-- " >> where is the proof? >> the president needs reasons for drugs and keeping up the war on terror. -- drones and keeping up the war on terror. >> cynical political attack. >> are they trying to turn it into watergate? >> they are trying to turn into anything. john mccain put sarah palin with the heartbeat of the presidency but he cannot vote for susan rice because he cannot trust her. >> i agree with everything said, but i watched her on those shows contemporaneously, and i remember thinking to myself, how does she know this so assuredly? there was a tone to it, almost a battle tone -- >> you read the transcript of her interview with bob schieffer, and there are caveats all through -- "based on what we know now." she was working from talking points from the administration. >> you are never going to satisfy charles krauthammer and with that. >> i will try, for goodness' sake. >> we would lik
dropped seven cents. it's going for 3.41 a gallon. still pricey in california, the average 3.79. the bay area, 3.90. >> alert, the tasty cream colored cupcake might just survive. we'll learn more tomorrow after hostess begins to sell itself in bankruptcy court. hostess brings in nearly $3 billion in annual revenue. financial experts believe another company will most likely buy the ding-dong, ho-hoes and twempgies portion of hostess. >> till to come, the first big gadget of the holiday season is out, and in many places it's already sold out. >> fighting the fiscal cliff. what nancy pelosi says must be done to get the nation back on track. >>> one of the biggest nights in music. >> leigh: right now. live doppler 7hd picking up a few light showers in the north bay. we'll look at >> ama: house democratic leader nancy pelosi is stumping for president obama's economic plan to avert what analysts warn could be a so-called financial cliff. the congresswoman from san francisco says raising taxes on high income earners has to be part of the equation. >> just to close loopholes is too low. they wan
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california have already been swamped by heavy downpours. just before thanksgiving, they're expecting up to 30 inches of snow in the cascades. a foot of rain and wind gusting as high as 50 miles an hour. and that could spell trouble for travelers. >>> here is your monday forecast. dry and pleasant south of that western storm. milder than normal in the midwest with showers around minneapolis, duluth, and davenport. showers in the carolinas. >> 70s from dallas to miami. mostly 50s in the midwest. 77 in phoenix and 57 in albuquerque. >>> it's time now for what is inevitably, i have to admit, probably our "favorite story of the day." it comes to us from logan, utah. >> that's right. that's where a bunch of guys collected more than 1,400 bags of leaves and then emptied them into a backyard. and then it was time to play. by jumping off the roof, yep, right into that pile. >> awesome. >> that looks fun. >> the pile was 17 feet high, big enough to keep everybody safe. they estimated the whole pile of leaves weighed about 20,000 pounds. pretty cool camera shots too. >> nice video work. >> don't try tha
of the commission. i am teddy and director of external affairs for at&t california. i am joined by the company who conducted the radio test and information included in the packets and with carolyn berry and project manager for this project. we are seeking your approval on the conditional use permit application for a nine panel site to be placed at 2001 3rd street. approval of this permit will not only allow us to construct this new facility but enable us to decommission a omni directional one elected at mayor's office posa and 3rd street. >> >> we did hold two community meetings as was indicated. we had the second one on tuesday night. we had 15 people attend and address some of the concerns outlined in that petition and we did respond to the woman who was here this afternoon but did not -- was not able to speak because she had to teach at 4:00 o'clock and we offered bill to go out and test her live work space which is up the street from the location -- actually it's attached to the building, so i want to thank the department staff for helping us to direct and design this site so that is comp
min nillia and geria and assumed to be in the fresh water in california and you get enough of the parasites in you and you will b in the bathroom for weeks and you won't be happy about it and make sure you have clean water stored in your disaster kit and be aware of the source of the water and hepatitis a and wash your hands. salminila and is it safe and should i be eating this and not properly prepared and know wher the food comes from. tetni and disease -- oh you stepped on a rusty nail and it' not exclusively rusty nails and you have a cut and open wound and at the timeu at the time dm here and these are the first things you check for in any patient you see. if they don't have an air way they can't breathe and then wha are they? >> (inaudible). >> dead and we will review that and it's a basic point. okay. if you are plea are bleeding an important to keep in mind that most bleeding stops on its own and all bleeding stops essentialls shrcials eventuaeve. medical joke and if you are in shock -- and no hurt nerves we don't want you to go in and hel somebody and have somethin
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